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Not worth going out of your way for in the extreme heat. There wasn't all that much to see from the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Lena P
Copenhagen, Denmark

A UNESCO heritage located around an hour's drive out of town with some really good roads and is... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Jasim bin Mohammed St, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Not worth going out of your way for in the extreme heat. There wasn't all that much to see from the outside.

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A UNESCO heritage located around an hour's drive out of town with some really good roads and is easily approachable. Worth seeing! gives a great contrast of the recent old civilization and military stronghold. Archaeological sites are nearby and you can also have a swim...More

Thank waqarsarwar
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This fort is located south of the corniche, which is opposite of the skyline of Doha, and it is next to the Persian gulf.

1  Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 24 July 2016

this is a spectacular architecture of military fortress,perfect place to learn a bit more about history of Doha

Thank 48josiane
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A fascinating archaeological site which relates to the ancient pearling industry. The air-conditioned information center is very informative with small but relevant displays. The fort is an hour out of town on good roads. There was no shop facility o take water etc. Well worth...More

1  Thank dkirwin
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The fortress is with less than 90 years quite young and historically not important but it accommodates a museum well worth seeing.

Thank Abdul K
Reviewed 24 January 2016

You shore have to visit this place in Doha :) Its a nice old fort with friendly local people that explain you a lot of the history of Doha!

Thank Sven S
Reviewed 21 November 2015

It was a good experience. group is suggestive. And look back n we can see the human are improving by generation.

Thank Jhonny B
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

I went with business but you could be a family. i liked the contrast between the new city and the very old fort. tastefully arranged and with enough interesting details. Nice cafe for coffee and cakes by the sea.

Thank Jasper G
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a pretty cool place to go, and see for historical value. It isn't over the top, but worth seeing if you have a day to see the older sites.

Thank Clay S
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